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Sec. Sonny Perdue
31st Secretary . Husband, Father of 4, Big Buddy to 14 grandchildren. , , , former two-term Gov. of GA.
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 3h
All offices will open Thursday w/more transactions available during shutdown, including signing up for MFP or certifying 2018 production. MFP sign-up deadline extended to February 14th. Info on available transactions and office schedules here:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 3h
Certain offices (here: ) will be open again for limited transactions Wednesday. Beginning Thursday all FSA offices will open for longer list of activities. Will be open M-F until 2/8, then T-W-Th thereafter. More info:
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Max Armstrong 9h
All Farm Service Agency Offices To Reopen. Broadcaster Max Armstrong with Perdue
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Sarah K Mock 9h
NEW: All FSA offices will be open starting this Thursday Jan 24th and able to offer a broader range of services. Get the details from my interview with in my story this evening on
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 9h
Beginning Thursday, we are reopening ALL offices nationwide for a longer list of additional transactions during the partial government shutdown. Many thanks to FSA staff, dedicated to providing services to America's farmers. Key details here:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue 12h
America has safe meat, poultry & egg products today, thanks to the dedicated team, which remains at work during this partial government shutdown. Everyone should know that our USDA FSIS folks answered the call to keep protecting our protein, and I thank them.
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The White House Jan 20
The historic results of President Donald J. Trump’s first two years in office:
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Dept. of Agriculture Jan 18
Our "Be Prepared" website has been updated and contains info for USDA employees affected by the lapse in funding. Resources include updated furlough information, benefits Q&A, EAP guidance, and much more. Please give it a look: .
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 18
There's understandable concern about child nutrition programs, but this needs to be clear: USDA’s child nutrition programs are funded quarterly and are fully funded through the end of March. Includes National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Child & Adult Care Food programs.
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 18
Replying to @squirrelgirl105 @ABC
No relation to Perdue chicken.
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 18
There's been some confusion about health benefit status for USDA employees affected by the funding lapse. IMPORTANT: Federal Employees Health Benefits continue even if premiums aren't being paid. Here's Q&A: More info on our site:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 18
Many Farm Service Agency offices again open today, Friday, Jan. 18, and again on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Closed for MLK Jr. holiday on Monday. Limited services on existing loans and other items. Find nearest office here: Full info here:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 17
Our "Be Prepared" website has a lot of resources and answers to questions for USDA employees affected by the lapse in federal funding. We also update it frequently to make sure the information stays timely. Please give it a look: .
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
Here's a brief message to employees during the partial government shutdown. And here's a link to our employee resource page which will answer some of your questions:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 17
Beginning today we're opening many offices for the next three business days: Today, Friday & Tuesday (1/17, 1/18 & 1/22). Service on existing loans and other limited items. Find nearest office here: Full info here:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
We know the shutdown can cause uncertainty among our family. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help with financial and legal services, counseling & online tools. Check out EAP: More info on our Be Prepared site:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
With many of our employees on furlough or excepted status during the partial shutdown, it's important to know that Federal Employees Health Benefits continue even if premiums aren't being paid. Here's more Q&A on benefits:
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
Pleased to swear in Matt Lohr as new Chief of , as his wife Beth does the honors with the family Bible. Matt is a 5th generation farmer from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and he’ll do a great job. NRCS is fully funded and exempt from the partial government shutdown.
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
Just to make sure folks are clear on the dates that many FSA offices will be open: * Thursday, January 17th * Friday, January 18th * Tuesday, January 22nd
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Sec. Sonny Perdue Jan 16
Thursday, Friday and Tuesday
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